Police beat

Hinsdale police released the following reports April 18 and 24.

Domestic battery arrests

• A 41-year-old Hinsdale man was arrested April 13 for domestic battery for making contact of an insulting or provoking nature with a family member. He was charged and taken to DuPage County Jail.

• A 60-year old Hinsdale man was arrested April 22 for domestic battery for making contact of an insulting or provoking nature with a family member. He was charged and taken to Cook County Jail.

Hit and run arrest

Richard Frank, 46, 4432 Narragansett Ave., Harwood Heights, was served an arrest warrant on April 15 for leaving the scene of a property damage crash on May 5, 2018, after he backed into another vehicle at Grant Street and Ayres Avenue. An arrest warrant was obtained Aug. 8, 2018, and Frank was served the arrest warrant at DuPage County Jail.

Arrest warrant

Allen Isa Esquivel, 43, 2434 Springhill Drive, Schererville, Ind., was stopped after a registration inquiry at 1:28 a.m. April 16 at Madison Street and Ogden Avenue when police discovered he had an active arrest warrant out of Lake County, Ind. He was taken to DuPage County Jail for warrant service.

Suspected DUI

Police stopped a driver for improper lane use and failing to signal when required at 7:40 p.m. April 10 and York Road and Ogden Avenue. The driver, who appeared to be under the influence of drugs, consented to a blood sample and was released. Charges are pending lab results.

Deceptive practice

Someone called an individual in the 500 block of West Ogden Avenue claiming to be a representative from her bank, obtained personal information and made fraudulent transactions from her account on April 9.

Fraud reported

Someone called a resident of the 200 block of South Monroe Street and claimed to be from a local sheriff’s office regarding an arrest warrant. The suspect instructed the victim to deposit money in a cryptocurrency account.

Hit and runs reported

• A blue sedan struck another vehicle at 4:49 p.m. April 11 at Lincoln Street and Ogden Avenue and fled the scene.

• A driver damaged a retention wall adjacent to parking spaces in the 10 block of Salt Creek Lane between April 12 and 15.

Identity theft incidents

• The identity of a resident of the 300 block of South Grant Street was used to open a cellular phone account between Jan. 1 and April 30, 2023. The incident was reported April 18.

• The identity of a resident of the 500 block of East Seventh Street was used to open an energy account between July 1, 2023, and April 15.

Arrests do not constitute conviction of a crime, and individuals listed here should be presumed innocent until proven guilty. If charges are dismissed or reduced or the accused is found not guilty, he or she can contact The Hinsdalean at [email protected] to provide us with documentation. Information will be updated online and in the next issue of the paper.

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